Finally, my debut solo album (recorded in Hi-Res) is released! Have a listen: https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/arashahmadi17 This album consists of original, French, Latin and Spanish music – featuring Romantic, Modern/20th Century and Contemporary compositions. The order of the pieces is in such a way to take you through a journey of a different kind. In a way,… Read More Album Released – Romantic to contemporary
Which one is more important? Which one is more challenging?
Which one do you care more about?… Read More Musicianship or techniques, which one’s more important?
“Eyes are organs of temptation and the ears the organs of instruction”, said Aristotle. Music has made big changes throughout the history of this world or maybe big changes happened through music. Though, some may underestimate music and its power. Mankind used to listen to music, even before he learns to play it. The music… Read More Understanding Music
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Hello everyone, today I was surprised to see I was nominated for the best blog of the year 2012. The wonderful blogger CLF http://clf4told.com/ was the first one that gave me this honor. I want to thank all of you who have read my blog, subscribed, commented or liked … There are some blogs here… Read More ‘Blog of the Year 2012’ Award
Rock-and-roll (rock ‘n’ roll) has been one of the most influential post 1950 styles of music. It grew out of several streams of postwar pop music, including: Rhythm-and-blues (R&B), recording of the ‘Shouter’ blues such as Joe Turner, boogie-woogie piano blues and Gospel-based vocal style. If we take a look at pop music history, we… Read More The Story of Rock ‘n’ Roll
The societal context started to shape the music development, mostly, after the World War II (1945). The massive migration of southern musicians and audiences to urban areas in 1940s and the introduction of Electric guitar set the stage for hard edged Chicago blues of Muddy Waters, hard-country of Hank Williams and in mid-1950s the rock-n-roll… Read More Pop Music and Societal Context